Madurai District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Tamil Nadu) - Census 2011
Madurai district of Tamil Nadu has a total population of 3,038,252 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,526,475 are males while 1,511,777 are females. In 2011 there were a total 794,887 families residing in Madurai district. The Average Sex Ratio of Madurai district is 990.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 60.8% people live in Urban areas while 39.2% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.4% while that in rural areas is 74.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Madurai district is 996 while that of Rural areas is 982.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Madurai district is 313978 which is 10% of the total population. There are 162517 male children and 151461 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Madurai is 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (990) of Madurai district.
The total literacy rate of Madurai district is 83.45%. The male literacy rate is 80.17% and the female literacy rate is 69.43% in Madurai district.
To facilitate the administration, Madurai district is further divided into 7 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Madurai Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Madurai district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||313,978||162,517||151,461|
Caste-wise Population - Madurai district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu.
Religion-wise Population - Madurai district
|No Religion Specified||8,602||(0.28%)||3,950||4,652|
Literacy Rate - Madurai district
The total literacy rate of Madurai district was 83.45% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 2,273,430 literates, males were 1,223,810 while females were 1,049,620. Also the male literacy rate was 89.72% and the female literacy rate was 77.16% in Madurai district.
|Madurai district||Tamil Nadu|
Sex Ratio - Madurai district
The Sex Ratio of Madurai district is 990 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 990 females in Madurai district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Madurai district.
Population Density - Madurai district
The total area of Madurai district is 3,710 km2. Thus the density of Madurai district is 819 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 317 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,393 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Madurai district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Madurai, 60.78% people lived in urban regions while 39.22% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,846,801 out of which 925,228 were males while the remaining 921,573 were females. In rural areas of Madurai, male population was 601,247 while the female population was 590,204.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Madurai was 996 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Madurai was 945 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Madurai were 185,526 which is 10.05% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Madurai was 982 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Madurai was 913 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Madurai for urban regions was 89.41 percent in which males were 93.67% literate while female literacy stood at 85.15%. The total literate population of Madurai was 2,273,430. Similarly in rural areas of Madurai, the average literacy rate was 74.14 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.59% and 64.59% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Madurai were 788,090.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||913||945|
Child Population - Madurai district
According to Census 2011, there were 313,978 children between age 0 to 6 years in Madurai district. Out of which 162,517 were male while 151,461 were female.
Working Population - Madurai district
In Madurai district out of total population, 1,354,632 were engaged in work activities. 86.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,354,632 workers engaged in Main Work, 81,352 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 287,731 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Madurai
Below are the list of Districts near Madurai district in Tamil Nadu.
|Sivaganga district population||1,339,101|
|Theni district population||1,245,899|
|Virudhunagar district population||1,942,288|
|Pudukkottai district population||1,618,345|
|Thanjavur district population||2,405,890|
|Ramanathapuram district population||1,353,445|
|Thoothukkudi district population||1,750,176|
|Thiruvarur district population||1,264,277|
|Tirunelveli district population||3,077,233|
|Nagapattinam district population||1,616,450|
Madurai district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Madurai, Tamil Nadu - Wikipedia